Stuffed Butternut Squash


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Appears in

The Quinoa Cookbook

The Quinoa Cookbook

By Penny Doyle

Published 2013

  • About

Quinoa lends itself perfectly as a stuffing for vegetables, with its excellent nutrient profile and ability to absorb exciting, vibrant flavours. Spanish smoked paprika dominates this spicy dish with its opulent taste and deep colour, and the finished dish is beautifully tempered by a sour cream drizzle and melted cheese.


  • 1 large or 2 small butternut squash (about 800 g/ lb total weight)<


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5. Cut the butternut squash in half. Scrape away and discard the seeds and fibre.
  2. Score two lines 4 cm/